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Mesothelioma is an aggressive type of cancer primarily caused by asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, then you probably have a lot of questions about what the future holds. One of the…

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The negative health effects caused by asbestos exposure have been well documented. When asbestos fibers are released into the air and inhaled, they can settle into the lower region of the lungs, causing scarring and inflammation. Many individuals who are exposed to asbestos develop certain forms…

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If you lived or worked at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, between 1953 and 1987, you were likely exposed to toxic drinking water. Although the water increased the risk of many different health conditions, bladder and kidney cancer are the most common. Thanks to a new law,…

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On August 10th, 2022, President Biden signed into law H.R. 3967, the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act of 2022 (PACT Act). This bipartisan act was created to provide…

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The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released potentially disturbing new data regarding an increase in the number of fatal malignant mesothelioma cases among women. In a…

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer. While patients suffering from this disease often face a grim prognosis, they must also make some tough choices regarding their treatment options. It’s sometimes difficult to weigh a treatment’s potential effectiveness against its likely…

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Of all branches of the United States military, being a Navy veteran carries the highest risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses. If you are a veteran with a diagnosed illness related to asbestos exposure during your service, you can get treatment and benefits through…

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Johnson & Johnson has been a household name since 1894. At that time, their signature product was a baby powder made from crushed talc. Today, they’re one of the largest healthcare companies in the world, reporting worldwide sales of over $93.7 billion in 2021. 

While the…

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In what has become the largest consolidated mass tort in history, 3M Co. has been ordered to pay plaintiffs…

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Hernia mesh, also known as surgical mesh, is a medical device that is often used in hernia repair. It’s implanted into a patient’s abdomen, groin, or upper stomach and is used to close openings in damaged muscle or support weakened tissue.

Studies have shown that surgical mesh can reduce…